META Tags Move When You Are Designing an ASP.NET Application

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256986 Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
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SYMPTOMS

If you switch between design view and HTML view while you are designing an ASP.NET page, the meta tags on the page change their positions. This problem may be significant if the tag order is important in your application

RESOLUTION

Warning If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Only apply it to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 service pack that contains this hotfix.

To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
    Date        Time   Version      Size       File name
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   06-Aug-2003  11:36  7.10.3218.0  1,138,688  Htmed.dll
Note The installer file for the English version of this hotfix is named VS7.1-KB826432-X86-Enu.msp.

By default, the new behavior is disabled. To enable it, you must add a new value to the following registry key:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\VisualStudio\7.1\HTML Editor
The new value is a DWORD that is named TitleMigrate. Use the following values for TitleMigrate:
  • A value of 0 permits the tags to move.
  • A value of 1 makes the tags sticky so that they "stick" to the header.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section of this article.

MORE INFORMATION

For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the Standard Terminology That Is Used to Describe Microsoft Software Updates

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Article ID: 826432 - Last Review: October 25, 2005 - Revision: 2.6
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 Enterprise Architect
  • Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 Enterprise Developer
  • Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 Academic Edition
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